Healthy relationships with imperfect people require forgiveness. Forgiveness says, “I excuse your imperfection for the sake of the relationship.” In fact, forgiveness prevents us from needing to be perfect in the first place. Relationships with imperfect people cannot survive unforgiveness. One of the reasons relationships become unhealthy is the cessation of forgiveness.
If your relationship has been hurt by resentment, remember your relationship with an imperfect person can only last if your forgiveness can cover the other’s imperfection. We all need to be forgiven and we all need to give it.
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